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towns like camden, new jersey, and san francisco, california, are offering cash for guns in an attempt to get weapons off the street. lee cowan reports on how a mass shooting in 1989 led to a tough new law. >> reporter: when it happened at cleveland elementary, in stock on the, california, some 23 years ago, some thought a school shooting couldn't get any worse. a troubled man with an assault rifle killed five students and wounded 29 others. while it sadly wasn't the last or worst school shooting in the country, it did lead to california's ban on assault weapons, the first in the nation. it wasn't a perfect solution in the eyes of gun enthusiasts but at least the ban was an effort to do something to stem the violence. in the wake of connecticut, many california leaders wonder where that resolve is today. >> if not after this, then seriously just shame on all of us. seriously, shame on the leadership of this country. >> gavin newsom is california's lieutenant governor, but his current anger stems from being a parent more than a politician. >> this has to be the moment where you say, sto
weapons proposed by california democratic senator dianne feinstein. getting it through congress quickly is highly unlikely, but the mere mention of a ban is enough to send sales soaring and, it's not just guns. brownells said it recently sold more than three and a half years worth of ar-15 magazines in three days. even before newtown, sales of guns and ammunition this year were surging. fbi background checks of potential gun buyers were up 31% in november 2012 over 2011. in a report issued prior to newtown, the market research firm ida's world that tracks the gun industry, found gun enthesists are working themselves into a frenzy over what another four years under the obama administration may hold for gun laws. chuck is an instructor at nova firearms in falls church, virginia, where they nearly sold out of ar-15's and high capacity magazines after newtown. >> so ironically this shooting is inspiring more people to buy this gun, the ar-15 and the high round magazines? >> if i could, i would give senator feinstein and the president salesmen of the year awards. >> reporter: senator feinste
drenched the region. the third hit yesterday knocking out power to tens of thousands in northern california but the weather system was fast-moving. and the damage less than expected. >> reporter: high winds uprooted trees in citrus heights, california. and blew over a truck in san francisco. wind and rain pound the northern part of the state for the third time in less than a week. across the region some streets looked more like rivers. and thousands woke up without electricity after power lines snapped. in tahoe the rain turned to snow sunday morning. the national weather service said that kept the truckee river from flooding into homes. >> you live on a river, bad things can happen. i was being alert. >> reporter: but 2 1/2 hours south along the napa river people are still keeping a close eye on water levels. >> you never know with this river. it's iffy. you think it will go over and it won't then you don't and i want goes over. take as much precaution as you can. >> reporter: heavy rain fell at the oakland coliseum. forcing crews to sweep water offer the field before the raiders football
who helped introduce indian music to the west has died. ♪ shankar died yesterday in california. he had undergone heart surgery last week. shankar and his long-necked stringed instrument became famous in the west after he played with the beatles in the 1960s. he went on playing with top pop and jazz musicians in that era. ravi shankar was 92 years old. >>> coming up on the "morning ne news" on a wednesday, union fight. mass protests as michigan pass as bill that deals a major blow to organized labor. this is the "cbs morning news." , 2 kids, 43 bottles of olay total effects and many birthdays later, still looks amazing. thanks to the trusted performance of olay. still looks amazing. online outfit piccolo headphones buy now broadway show megapixels place to sleep little roadster war and peace deep sea diving ninja app hipster glasses 5% cash back sign up to get 5% everywhere online through december. only from discover. very sore looking kinda blistery. it was like a red rash... like somebody had set a bag of hot charcoal on my neck. i was a firefighter for 24 years. but, i have never enc
and long beach, california had been on strike for eight days. the deal was reached hours after federal mediators entered the talk. the port handles a billion dollars worth of cargo a day. >> the flu season has gotten off to an early jump. and in one county in tennessee, closing classes for the rest of the week. this year's strain of the virus is more severe. >> reporter: if you haven't had your flu shot yet, now is the time. health officials say this is the earliest start of the flu season in nearly a decade. centers for disease control says alabama, louisiana, mississippi, tennessee and texas are all reporting higher than normal cases. >> we usually see flu begin to have an uptick in about four to six weeks from now. so seeing it this early could will predict not only a longer but a more severe flu season. >> federal health officials say the most common strain this year tends to make people sicker than usual but they are encouraged because this year's vaccine seems to protect against it. more than a third of the nation have already received their flu shot. the vaccine is recommended f
. >>> back in this country southern california's in store for another day of high tides and flooding. the so-called king tides are the highest tides of the year formed by the alignment of the sun, moon, and architect. low-lying communities along the pacific coast highway were flooded. in some areas the tide reached seven feet. >>> we'll take a quick break on a friday. when we come back, political in-fighting. a brawl breaks out for a second day on the floor of the parliament. this is the "morning news." ing news. for months, i had this deep pain all over my body. it just wouldn't go away. my doctor diagnosed it as fibromyalgia, thought to be the result of overactive nerves that cause chronic widespread pain. lyrica is believed to calm these nerves. i learned lyrica can provide significant relief from fibromyalgia pain. and for some people, it can work in as early as the first week of treatment. so now i can plan my days and accomplish more. lyrica is not for everyone. lyrica may cause serious allergic reactions or suicidal thoughts or actions. tell your doctor right away if you have these, n
: with four children the rasmussen family in california drinks about five gallons a week on milk. if congress doesn't pass the bill, i would cost him $106. that has dad sean rasmussen worried. >> they have to have their milk. we might have to cut elsewhere. >> reporter: without new legislation government prices revert back to 1939 levels. back then the process was more laborious and farmers needed a higher subsidy to cover their costs. dan sumner says the new price of milk would be far above what it now costs dairy farmers to produce it. >> it really will be chaos. >> reporter: so we would go back to this old farm bill which would force the government to buy milk at an extremely high price. >> that's right. >> reporter: this could be a windfall for dairy farmers. >> well, here's the problem for dairy farmers. they don't want chaos in the milk market. it sounds good. gee, everybody will double or triple the price, but who's going to buy it? >> caller: nobody will buy it. >> nobody will buy it. >> reporter: shoppers couldn't understand why congress couldn't solve this problem. >> they all need
to stop. she's undergoing a psychiatric examination and held without bail. >>> in southern california a day on the lake turned into a frozen rescue effort. all of it was caught on tape. >> reporter: it was a rare christmas experience in the mountains above los angeles. fresh snow and ice for people who rarely see it. so despite the warning signs -- >> look at that big crack. is that a zbik crack next to him right there? >> reporter: few seemed concerned until -- >> we saw his arms flailing. someone said he can't swim. then it just turned into panic. >> reporter: michelle and mickey herman were there with a camera. at first all they could do was watch in horror as a man who rushed to help fell through the ice, then another. six would-be rescuers were now in the icy waters. >> it was hard to watch, it really was. we saw that guy go under three times and the third time we didn't think he was coming back up. >> call 911 right now. >> reporter: the victims clamored for inner tubes to stay afloat. from the shore onlookers including hermans tried to toss a lifeline. afte
of the flu virus seen so far. >>> northern california is in store for another round of wet weather. a new storm system is moving in today with up to five more inches of rain expected on top of the series of storms that drenched the area. but meteorologists say today's storm won't be as bad as the three previous storms that drenched the area with up to 20 inches of rain over a five-day period. >>> the duchess of cambridge remains in a london hospital this morning suffering from an acute form of morning sickness. the royal pregnancy was announced yesterday. kate is expected to remain hospitalized for several days. mark phillips reports. >> reporter: judging from the way she was hopping around playing field hockey at her old school last week, kate, the duchess of cambridge, did not seem either pregnant or unwell. but now it's official. she's both. the royal family was forced to announce the pregnancy earlier than it would have liked because kate at less than 12 weeks pregnant has been admitted to this london hospital with an acute form of morning sickness, a condition obstetricians say is un
of a california cattle rancher and classical trained pianist, brubeck had a natural ear for melodies. he told walter cronkite -- >> it's like a baseball player or any athlete. he's only good when he instinctively does the right thing. >> the dave brubeck quartet signature tune "take 5" appeared on their landmark album "time out." released in 1959 it was the first jazz album to sell a million copies. the opening cut "blue rondo a la turk ts" was taken from the street in kabul. throughout his career, brubeck was an ambassador for music. in 1988 he play at the reagan i. throughout his career, brubeck was an ambassador for music. in 1988 he play at the reagan /gorbachev summit in moscow. >> all these people that almost hated each other was swinging. >> in 1994 clinton awarded him the national medal of the arts. >> i'll never forget in high school as a musician i could actually play the saxophone lead in "take 5." >> reporter: in 2009 the kennedy center honored his six decades. >> rhythm is an international thing. >> rhythm is an international language. >> reporter: dave brubeck spoke it fluidly.
beach, california, native had just wrapped up a concert there. the 43-year-old american music star sold 15 million records worldwide and had her own reality show. >> we would just like to say thanks to all the fans. love you all. thanks. >> reporter: celebrities and fans are posting their condolences online saying the music world lost a fun and talented woman. teresa garcia, cbs, los angeles. >>> coming up, a devastating typhoon. a powerful storm making its way through asia leaves hundreds of people dead or missing in the philippines. this is the "morning news." ews." mild to moderate alzheimer's, you'll also care abou ouf you get access to nurses who can help with your questions. and your loved one can get exelon patch free for 30 days. if the doctor feels it's right for them. it cannot change how the disease progresses. hospitalization and rarely death have been reported in patients who wore more than one patch at a time. the most common side effects of exelon patch are nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. the likelihood and severity of these side effects may increase as the dose increase
into southern california across to utah, bringing more rain and mountain snow. there could be some flooding in los angeles and las vegas. it will be dry across much of the midwest, northeast, and south, but expect random showers in parts of north carolina and eastern florida. >>> in sports this morning the warriors shocked the heat at home. lebron james dropped in 31 points. he's now scored at least 20 points for 25 games in a row, the longest current streak in the nba. in the fourth, score tied. time running out. a wide open. he lays in the game-winner. warriors fly by miami. warriors now winners of five in a row. >>> a thriller in salt lake. jazz down by two. paul millsap hits up. at the buzzer mo williams tosses one from long range and hits the big game-winner. jazz down san antonio, 99-96. >>> and in kentucky the fur was flying during a high school basketball game between two very angry mascots. take a look at this. the ram comes out and drop kicks the bulldog in the stomach. oh, you done done it now. and then the two go at it for real. the mascot melee happened during halftime between
ashore in the pacific northwest and november california is creating heavy mountain snow and coastal flash flooding. hmm. that was almost not the word i said there. >>> "cbs moneywatch" on your thursday. a gm buyback and big bargains for last-minute bargain shoppers. save me, ashley. >> was a slippery slope there. good morning to you. it triggered profit taking. tokyo's nikkei dropped 1%, while hong kong's hang seng added a fraction. >>> hope turning to frustration over congress's ability to avoid a fiscal cliff sent a chill down wall street. the dow dropped nearly 99 points while the nasdaq shed 10 points. >> the u.s. government is selling its stake in the automobile maker that taxpayers bailed out four years ago. gm is buying back 200 million shares from the government. they'll unload the rest of its shares by 2014. the government's $50 billion bailout saved general motors from collapse, however, uncle sam stands to lose billions of dollars. >>> and expect big discounts as the days wind down to christmas. many stores offered free shipping and free lay away unlike last year where they cho
seattle into northern california, and the higher elevation, they're likely going to kolkts to see quite a bit of rain. otherwise, no major cold outbreaks coming for the foreseeable future. i'm david bernard, cbs news, miami. >>> to the fiscal storm now in washington that's gone from bad to worse. the fiscal cliff negotiations were dealt another setback when a political gamble by speaker john boehner blew up in his face. last night boehner was forced to scrap a plan to raise taxes on the wealthiest americans when members of his own party turned it down. after the vote was canceled, republican house members left the meeting where they were told to go home for the holiday. the white house says it will continue to bargain, but the dramatic turn of events leaves boehner's leadership in doubt and the budget negotiations up in the air. danielle nottingham with more now from washington. >> reporter: lawmakers were set to plan on house speaker boehner's plan b, but the motion was scrapped when the voting fell short. the speaker designed the bill to prevent automatic tax hikes on people making le
on thursday. the nasdaq was down 22 points. trading was light. >>> a california judge could approve a plan to pay more than $1 billion to settle a case involving unintended acceleration problems with toyotas. the proposet settlement will resolve a class-action lawsuit for hundreds of toyota customers. numerous crashes and injuries and even deaths were blamed on the sudden acceleration. their production plunged as a result but has since rebounded. >>> and new evidence suggested the ailing housing market is getting better. a national price index says u.s. home prices rose 4.3% compared with a year ago. october was the fifth consecutive month of year-over-year gains aft almost two years of decline. >>> it will soon cost a lot more to park in downtown chicago. starting on new year's day, parker meters there will cost $6.50 an hour, up from 5.75 dlrts. that would make chicago the nation's most expensive city for metered parking. the city leased the meters to a private company for 75 years at a cost of more than $1 billion, and, duarte, much of that money has already been spent. >> that does it.
. the new u. nespresso. what else? available at these fine retailers. >>> firefighters in california battled a raging river yesterday to rescue a homeless man. he was living on an island in the los angeles river and got into trouble after a fast-moving storm tore through the area. rescuers used an inflatable boat to reach the island and tossed ropes to the man which he tied around a tree. the man was taken to the hospital and treated for hypothermia. >>> former president george h.w. bush is spending christmas in a houston hospital. the 88-year-old was admitted last month after developing a cough. he's now being treated for weakness and fever. doctors say they are cautiously optimistic about his recovery. >>> nelson mandela will also spend christmas in the hospital where he's being treated for a lung infection and gallstones. people in capetown gathered to pray for the former south african president. other prayer services took place across the country. >>> the so-called king of the character actors has died. charles durning played everything from a nazi officer to the pope. he earned two osca
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